MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 6,871 this week

Shattered Image (1998)

 -  Crime | Drama | Fantasy  -  4 December 1998 (USA)
4.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.8/10 from 561 users  
Reviews: 19 user | 21 critic

Confusing realities surface in this paranoid film dealing with the fragile nature of a young woman (Anne Parillaud) recovering from rape and an apparent attempted suicide. In one reality, ... See full summary »

Director:

(as Raul Ruiz)

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Related News

Raúl Ruiz: 90s
| MUBI
Raúl Ruiz: Blind Man's Bluff
| MUBI

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 8244 titles
created 10 Aug 2011
 
a list of 133 titles
created 08 Oct 2011
 
a list of 103 titles
created 14 Nov 2012
 
a list of 2104 titles
created 21 Mar 2013
 
a list of 6995 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Shattered Image" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Shattered Image (1998)

Shattered Image (1998) on IMDb 4.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Shattered Image.
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is on his deathbed. Looking at photographs brings memories of his childhood, his youth, his lovers, and the way the Great War put an end to a stratum of society. ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Ruiz
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Emmanuelle Béart, Vincent Perez
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Take a walk into the weird world of filmmaker Raul Ruiz as he takes us to Paris for a twisted ride. A man which shares four names and four personalities (which is the real one?) is the link... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Ruiz
Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anna Galiena, Marisa Paredes
Brotherhood of Murder (TV Movie 1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Based on a true story, it is about a struggling young father (Baldwin) who can no longer support his wife and family, falling in with a beginning group of white supremacists led by a man (... See full summary »

Director: Martin Bell
Stars: William Baldwin, Peter Gallagher, Kelly Lynch
Feel (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Over the course of a single day, four different men visit a massage parlor looking for some kind of emotional or physical connection. Simultaneously, the film explores the complex emotional experiences of the women who work there.

Director: Matt Mahurin
Stars: William Baldwin, Elena Beloff, Tom Bower
Blind Revenge (2010)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Sir Paul, a distinguished author, blinded in a horrific accident, advertises for an amanuensis, an assistant to help him with his writing. He employs the amiable Jane Ryder to be his eyes ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Ruiz
Stars: Tom Conti, Daryl Hannah, Miriam Margolyes
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A surreal odyssey in which a melancholic maidservant crosses paths with a homicidal little boy, travels to a tiny island of pirates and encounters a man with multiple personalities.

Director: Raoul Ruiz
Stars: Hugues Quester, Anne Alvaro, Melvil Poupaud
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A pastry boy and the son of a hair-piece mogul become involved in an arson scandal. Sergio is offered a bribe in exchange for taking the blame for the fire that destroys his workplace. ... See full summary »

Director: Joshua Brand
Stars: William Baldwin, John Leguizamo, Sadie Frost
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Surreal gothic comedy about a gambler who wins a strange Chilean mansion and takes his frail wife there.

Director: Raoul Ruiz
Stars: Elsa Zylberstein, Jean-Marc Barr, Laurent Malet
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A baroque mix of revolutionary politics, pop culture and semiotics loosely based on the play by Pedro Calderón de la Barca. A young prince learns that life is just a dream from which we ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Ruiz
Stars: Sylvain Thirolle, Roch Leibovici, Bénédicte Sire
Dark at Noon (1992)
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Come to the Village of the Dogs, it's easy to find. Just follow the avenue of crutches and the prosthetic legs hanging from the trees. It's where the Virgin Mary keeps appearing in the sky.... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Ruiz
Stars: John Hurt, Didier Bourdon, Lorraine Evanoff
Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Raoul Ruiz's surrealistic modern-day riff on Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel.

Director: Raoul Ruiz
Stars: Vic Tayback, Martin Landau, Anna Karina
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Raoul Ruiz
Stars: Pablo Krögh, Marcela Osorio, Sergio Schmied
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Brian
...
Jessie Markham
Lisanne Falk ...
Paula / Laura
...
Detective
Bulle Ogier ...
Mrs. Ford
Billy Wilmott ...
Lamond
O'Neil Peart ...
Simon
...
Isabel
...
Man in Restraurant
...
Man in Motorboat
Peter Hanlon ...
Dr. Cohen / Dr. Tolan
Alwyn Scott ...
Hotel Manager
Pablo Hoilett ...
Waiter / Waiter #2
Fay Ellington ...
Shop Clerk
Ilona Margolis ...
Lucy
Edit

Storyline

Confusing realities surface in this paranoid film dealing with the fragile nature of a young woman (Anne Parillaud) recovering from rape and an apparent attempted suicide. In one reality, she is a killer destroyer of men. In another she is the new wife on a Jamaican honeymoon with her husband (William Baldwin), who is trying to help her recover. Which is real is the question as the story unfolds. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, sexuality and some language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

4 December 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Dupla  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$31,859 (USA) (4 December 1998)

Gross:

$102,523 (USA) (8 January 1999)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The American version has a more upbeat ending. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Haunting enigma; not for all tastes.
14 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

This is the third Raoul Ruiz film I have watched recently (after "Three Lives and Only One Death" and "Genealogies of a Crime"), and it is easily the best of the three. Why? Because it's less talky and pseudo-philosophical, more colorful and cinematic. Imaginatively directed and sprinkled with all sorts of quirky visual surprises (some of which are directly linked to its title) and surreal ideas (a painting that gets different every time you look at it), it captures the netherworld between dream and reality better than any "Nightmare on Elm Street" movie. And if all the pieces of the puzzle don't fit together at the end (though a second viewing will help you clear up a few details), at least you can feel the director's joy in assembling them anyway. (***)


10 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Shattered Image (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?